Articles tagged “glasgow”

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Why a Glasgow Architecture Conference Focused on Its Legacy Impact

Why a Glasgow Architecture Conference Focused on Its Legacy Impact

Greg Oates, SkiftX

This conference planner sums it up best: “So many times an organization comes into a city, invades it for a few days, and then leaves. For us, we relied on the universities, pulling their knowledge and access to people, to create what we hope is a long-lasting conversation about the future of cities between us and the people of Glasgow.”

1 year ago

2016 Meeting Trends According to One of Europe’s Best Convention Cities

2016 Meeting Trends According to One of Europe’s Best Convention Cities

Greg Oates, Skift

Glasgow is drawing record numbers of convention attendees by continually expanding and engaging its local knowledge base to strategically add value to business events.

4 years ago

Heathrow Parent Sells off 2 Scottish Airports to Raise $1.7 Billion

Heathrow Parent Sells off 2 Scottish Airports to Raise $1.7 Billion

Charles Penty, Bloomberg

Heathrow is shedding anything that doesn't help it focus on its goal to be the biggest.

5 years ago

Tourism Replaces Shipbuilding as Glasgow’s Economic Engine

Tourism Replaces Shipbuilding as Glasgow’s Economic Engine

Hannah Vinter, Reuters

Economic inequality persists, but the evolution of Glasgow's shore highlights how tourism can be used by cities to provide jobs and attract dollars as the global economy changes.

5 years ago

The Trends That Are Driving 2014’s ‘Top Travel Destinations’ Lists

The Trends That Are Driving 2014’s ‘Top Travel Destinations’ Lists

Robert Reid, Skift

Are anniversaries and events over-stressed on these lists? It’s refreshing not to see Brazil, in its World Cup, an automatic inclusion of all lists – even if it’s an understandable entry. But would anyone plan a trip to Cape Town just because it’s the World Design Capital?

6 years ago

Glasgow looks for a new brand and turns to its citizens for it

Glasgow looks for a new brand and turns to its citizens for it

These days, any kind of city, state or country rebranding cannot be done without the input of its citizens. Glasgow is doing it smartly.

6 years ago